Lafayette Police investigate attempted kidnapping

Lafayette Police investigate attempted kidnapping

LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) - Officers with Lafayette Police are searching for a masked man in a green Jeep Wrangler with big tires and chrome rims after an attempted kidnapping Monday afternoon.

Around 3:30 p.m., police were called to the 300 block of Manchester Circle after an 11-year-old was walking near a dumpster when a man jumped out of the Jeep and grabbed her.

Police say the child was able to get away and run for help.

The man is described as a white male wearing a black mask.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS.

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